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Lawmakers ask Congress to research uses of forest-fire by-product

DENVER – A resolution supporting research, development and use of biochar unanimously passed both chambers of the Colorado General Assembly this week. It will be sent to a long list of government...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Pagosa Springs fire ruled accidental

Fire investigators say a blaze that destroyed a building that housed 16 businesses in Pagosa Springs was accidental in nature and started in the kitchen of the Bear Creek Saloon & Grill....

DATE: Nov. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Pagosa Springs healing after Adobe Building fire

PAGOSA SPRINGS – Four days after a massive fire destroyed a historic downtown Pagosa Springs building, businesses that occupied it are struggling to find space to reopen quickly and replace hard...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Fire hits downtown Pagosa Springs building

Crews remained on scene on Sunday monitoring hot spots after an early Saturday morning fire in downtown Pagosa Springs gutted the Bear Creek Saloon and Restaurant and adjacent offices in the Adobe...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Man found dead in Pagosa hot spring is identified

An Arizona man who was found dead in a Pagosa Springs hot spring on Sept. 25 has been identified as 54-year old Matthew Kochen, the Archuleta County Coroner’s Office said Monday. Kochen was found...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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For 3 decades, Pagosa pilot savors soaring at Albuquerque balloon festival

For 30 years, Pagosa Springs resident Mike Marchand has faithfully floated above Albuquerque during the city’s international hot air balloon festival. This year isn’t any different. “The first time...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest life

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Gunshot likely cause of death of Pagosa Springs man

The most likely cause of death of the Pagosa Springs man whose remains were found in a remote area of the San Juan Mountains last month was a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said Thursday....

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Faster Internet on the horizon in downtown Durango, rural Southwest Colorado

Residents across the region can look forward to being a bit more plugged-in this year. New services from several providers, federal grants and a push from local agencies will fill some Internet...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Little Devil 100% percent contained

Complete containment of the Little Devil Fire, which is burning near U.S. Highway 160 and Colorado Highway 151, was achieved Monday, and Forest Service officials say they expect full control of the...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Wired for speed

Across the region, local governments have installed more Internet fiber and conduit than they need, but they aren’t allowed to share. In November, Durango, La Plata County and Archuleta County may...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Pagosa falls to Flagstaff

Flagstaff, Arizona, defeated Pagosa Springs in Outside Magazine’s online contest to decide the “Best Town in America” and has advanced to the final eight. The vote was close, with Flagstaff earning...

DATE: May 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Flagstaff is Pagosa’s new foe

Pagosa Springs has defeated Santa Fe in Outside Magazine’s online contest to decide the “Best Town in America” to advance to the final 16. New Mexico’s capital city would have seemed a prohibitive...

DATE: May 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news